How Are Our Elections for Chief Justice Different from the Real Chief Justice?

While most elected officials in Youth and Government are elected similarly to the real government, some appointed positions are not. In this case, Chief Justice is a position where it does not duplicate the voting process like the real government.

Leaders in the government, Chief Justices are the highest officials in the judicial branch. They deal with a variety of different issues.  Some in which our Chief Justice deals with today.

As a Chief Justice in Youth and Government, these high officials serve a one year term whereas in the real government, the chief justice can serve as many years until they retire or pass away.

According to Court delegates and Saaketh Tirumala, a candidate running for 70th Chief Justice, they say, “Court Justices in Youth and Government are elected but in real life they are appointed,” and that, “although both preside over the Supreme Court in Youth and Government, they are elected officials.”

This change from an appointed Chief Justice to an elected one may be used because of a possible bias the Youth Governor may have. A Youth Governor would be more likely to appoint a Chief Justice from his/her delegation.

Would appointing a Chief Justice be more beneficial for the Youth and Government program?